Reef beauty but beware marine stingers

It’s marine stinger season in Australia’s tropical waters. Heart failure and anxiety attacks are symptoms of tiny irukandji stings. This may explain these latest tragedies (2 heart attacks, 1 anxiety attack), as reported in Fairfax Media. Or maybe they overexerted themselves.  But always wear a stinger suit and follow local advice…

http://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/queensland/two-dead-at-the-great-barrier-reef-report-20161116-gsqi7k.html

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